It was less than 18 months ago that MSC Industrial Direct made one of the biggest acquisitions in its history, acquiring Barnes Distribution North America (BDNA). Now MSC is re-branding BDNA to integrate the company, while still retaining its own identity.
Sluggish growth in France, Italy, Russia, Brazil and China suggests that the old truism, "When...
European aerospace manufacturer Airbus says its pioneering use of a 3D printed titanium bracket...
President Obama signed bipartisan legislation Tuesday that includes five innovative skills-...
The Big 50 list highlights a group of companies who are aggressive and progressive. This year's list shows a significant amount of revenue growth, more than typical amounts of consolidation, and even a notably absent name (Barnes Distribution, now a part of MSC). It’s a tough marketplace, and the strong survive and thrive. If anything in these pages inspires confidence, we hope it’s the leadership of an industry that refuses to slow down.
ABB has reported strong order growth, stable revenues and a significant increase in cash from operations for the second quarter of 2014.
Online retailer eBay Inc. still sees Russia as a top priority in emerging markets, Vice President Wendy Jones told a news conference on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama's healthcare law is enmeshed in another big legal battle after two federal appeals courts issued contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday.
Baldor Electric Company announces a new line of energy efficient electric motors.
Brady has revealed its latest workplace visual product — safety sign sliders.
Praxair, Inc. reported second-quarter net income of $467 million and diluted earnings per share of $1.58, 5 percent and 6 percent above the prior-year quarter, respectively.
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a U.S. senator's lawsuit challenging a requirement that congressional members and their staffs to obtain government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges, saying the senator had no grounds to sue.
U.S. home construction fell in June to the slowest pace in nine months, a setback to hopes that housing is regaining momentum and will boost economic growth this year.
Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company, General Motors and 43 of their Tier 1 partners joined forces with Pure Michigan Business Connect to host the first Detroit Three supplier summit.
Snap-on Incorporated has announced that its board of directors has appointed Ruth Ann M. Gillis as a director.
Ingersoll-Rand plc has reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $1.13 for the second quarter of 2014.
A global fraud study of more than 6,100 consumers across 20 countries revealed distrust among global consumers in retailers to protect their data.
Natural gas fell to its lowest level in eight months Monday following forecasts that nationwide summer temperatures are expected to be milder than normal.
Spectronics Corporation has introduced the OPK-441 Industrial Leak Detection Kit, a new starter kit designed to effectively pinpoint the exact source of all leaks in hydraulic equipment, compressors, engines, gearboxes and fuel systems.
Shat-R-Shield has introduced its latest generation of IP68 waterproof, safety coated LED lamps.
The company said in a statement last week that the button will let people buy products directly from businesses without leaving Facebook.
Russian steel company Severstal is exiting the U.S. market by selling two plants to AK Steel and Steel Dynamics for a combined $2.33 billion.
The proposal would require a license for those who buy and sell virtual currency, but not for those merchants and consumers who use it solely to buy and sell goods and services.
The world's largest retailer has given its Indian unit a capital infusion to help boost its B2B business. It's also ramping up its online operations to give wholesale customers 24-7 access to anything they order online.